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Old 10-30-2023, 09:52 PM   #1
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Of the free ones available, which would you recommend for first timers or a demo?
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Old 10-31-2023, 12:05 PM   #2
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Of the free ones available, which would you recommend for first timers or a demo?
We played Gunner Pickup and it was a blast - intuitive and a lot of fun. Easy way to help people learn the importance of navigation and planning, and the value of a second firing action.
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Old 11-07-2023, 04:50 PM   #3
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Only one person ended up showing, so i just did a normal arena setup. Looking at some scenarios, I noticed that Shopping Run does not prevent players from driving back and forth on the weapon card and getting a weapon, I guess, every other turn. I guess this is fine but does anyone have xp with this scenario? How did it play out.
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Old 12-04-2023, 12:17 PM   #4
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Only one person ended up showing, so i just did a normal arena setup. Looking at some scenarios, I noticed that Shopping Run does not prevent players from driving back and forth on the weapon card and getting a weapon, I guess, every other turn. I guess this is fine but does anyone have xp with this scenario? How did it play out.
I think Shopping Run would make a fine demo game - I think people would like going "ooh ahh" when they draw that 7BP weapon. About your concern, even though the rules don't prevent the back and forth from happening, I'd expect anybody doing that is probably not going too fast, or is expending too much control to swing their car around to tag the card again and could end up making a bad roll. Speed is key in this scenario because of the high weapon damage.
Either way, you always know where they're going to be and you can try to use that to your advantage. You can prevent that kind of behavior by pre-building cars for your demo that makes that kind of strategy risky (no structure, no control loss mitigation, for example)
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Old 12-04-2023, 03:40 PM   #5
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Apparently my issue came from misreading the rules. I thought you could only get weapons from your own colour. The real trick is to end your turn overlapping a colour so you can grab a second one next turn.

I've run it twice and I love it. My fave scenario so far.
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